Brass, wood, glass, paint
closed: 15 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 38.4 x 6 cm ) open: 25 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 64.8 x 6 cm )
engraved: on side of inner cylinder: "G. Willson London / Day or Night" engraved: on brass band below eyepiece: "Charles Trinder"
Hand-held telescope with brass and red-painted wood casing.
According to the accession records, this telescope once belonged to Charles Trinder (d. 1838).
Gift of Charles T. Middlebrook
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.